Tag Archives: Super Size Me

Hulu launches original programming with Morgan Spurlock

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Hulu announced today that its first long-form original show “A Day In the Life” debuts Wednesday, Aug. 17. The documentary series contains six, half-hour episodes directed by filmmaker Morgan Spurlock (“Super Size Me,” “Greatest Movie Ever Sold”) that follows complete day in the lives of fascinating people[...]

Could “Hemingway” cost Javier Bardem an Oscar nomination?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Is Roadside Attractions biting off more than it can chew when it comes to this year’s Oscar race? The growing film distributor hasn’t yet had a major taste of Oscar pie, having nibbled around the edges with Morgan Spurlock’s nominated doc “Super Size Me” back in 2004.[...]

Hulu hosts free ‘Freakonomics’ clip

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I’m currently reading Steven Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner’s “Freakonomics,” and loving the duo’s insights. A recent chapter compared school teachers to sumo wrestler to explain why cheating is prevalent in society. Another chapter linked the Ku Klux Klan to real estate agents … and it made[...]

Harvey Weinstein up in arms as ‘The Tillman Story’ gets an R-rating

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Distributor Harvey Weinstein, director Amir Bav Lev, and producer John Battsek is up in arms today because their upcoming documentary, “The Tillman Story,” has been slapped with an R-rating for ‘excessive language’. Apparently, the critically-acclaimed look into the death of Pat Tillman in Afghanistan and subsequent cover-up[...]